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Timor-Leste has joined the Asia Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) to become the 21st member of the regional fisheries advisory and consultative body.APFIC is an...
Bangkok, 22 Jun 2011
“Climate change may cause unprecedented disruptions to aquatic and coastal systems upon which many millions of Asian people depend. It is vital that governments...
Kathmandu, 27 May 2011
As interest in bioenergy production continues to grow, FAO is promoting the use of a new methodology designed to help policymakers weigh the pros...
Rome, 17 May 2011
Resource management and community development in Cambodian coastal fishing communities will be strengthened following the signing of 15 Community Fishing Area Management Plans in...
Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia, 11 May 2011
Fishers in Zamboanga Del Norte will benefit following the signing of agreements formalizing collaboration between partners in the Spanish-funded Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme for...
Zamboanga Del Norte, the Philippines, 16 Feb 2011
Three agreements were signed today between the Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and FAO for technical assistance in the areas of climate change,...
Bangkok, Thailand, 09 Feb 2011
Government officials, scientists and representatives of non-governmental organizations from Thailand and Myanmar met late last month to discuss the joint management of the Mergui...
Phuket, Thailand, 30 Jan 2011
The largely ‘invisible’ role of women in small-scale fisheries must be addressed if policies or development programmes aimed at improving the livelihoods of small...
Siem Reap, Cambodia, 05 Nov 2010
Consumers will benefit from standardized seafood labelsThe first global guidelines for aquaculture certification have been adopted by the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture of the Committee...
Rome/Phuket, 01 Oct 2010
TEN YEAR REVIEW AND LOOK AHEAD AT FAST GROWING SECTORAquaculture has grown over the past decade to where it now provides nearly 50 percent...
21 Sep 2010